Archive for September 5th, 2012

Solar Flare in Gorgeous Color

[http://youtu.be/hg747t37m80] (YouTube link)A solar flare sent a filament 500,000 miles into space on August 31st. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory caught it, and here you see it with different filters looking very pret...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Solar-Flare-in-Gorgeous-Color/

B-23 Bomber in the Woods

When our friends Juergen and Mike of For 91 Days were hiking in the Payette National Forest, Idaho, they ran across this wreckage of a B-23 Bomber and told us this fascinating story:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/B-23-Bomber-in-the-Woods/

Composite Photographs of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Today's City

Beginning on April 18, 1906, most of San Francisco was leveled by a horrendous earthquake and the fires that followed. Photographers captured scenes of the devastation. Now Shawn Clover has merged those photos with his o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Composite-Photographs-of-the-1906-San-Francisco-Earthquake-and-Today/

The Solvay Conference Photo, Colorized

In 1927, at the Fifth Solvay International Conference on Electrons and Photons, 29 of the most brilliant minds in physics (17 of them were or later became Nobel Prize winners) got to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/The-Solvay-Conference-Photo-Colorized/

20 of the Best Closing Scenes in Television

[http://vimeo.com/18416162]It's common among book fiends to remember the opening lines of favorite novels, and likewise it's a trend among TV fanatics to reminisce on final scenes from well-loved shows. From Six Feet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/20-of-the-Best-Closing-Scenes-in-Television/

Doctor Who TARDIS Hooded Bath Robe

 Doctor Who TARDIS Hooded Bath Robe - $69.95 (front and back shown)Attention Doctor Who fans! Behold the extremely comfy Doctor Who TARDIS Hooded Bath Robe from the NeatoShop. This brilliant robe is made of soft cot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Doctor-Who-TARDIS-Hooded-Bath-Robe/

Man Infects Self with Hookworm to Treat Immune-Related Disorders

Hookworms are nasty parasitic nematodes, which larva infect humans through our skin, then travel to the lungs via the bloodstream and enter our airways. The hookworm larva are subsequently s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Man-Infects-Self-with-Hookworm-to-Treat-Immune-Related-Disorders/

The Rice Krispie Treat Milkshake

What do you get when you add Rice Krispies and marshmallow fluff to a milkshake? A Rice Krispie treat milkshake! Yummy!Link Via The Laughing Squidmilkshakes, rice krispies treats, food...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/The-Rice-Krispie-Treat-Milkshake/

Guns N' Roses Clothes Dryer

Welcome to the laundromat, we've got washers 'n driers We've got everything you want honey, we know the names We are the people that can clean whatever you may need If y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Guns-N-Roses-Clothes-Dryer/

Catroulette

Adopting a cat has taken a giant leap forward (or backward, your pick), thanks to this mashing up of cat and chatroulette. Behold, catroulette! Link - via The Daily What, Thanks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Catroulette/

How Fungi Creates the Amazon's Rainclouds

What makes a rainforest? Millions of things, living and dead and inanimate, but perhaps most importantly of all, rain. Rain, obviously, comes from clouds, and clouds come from.... fungi? Maybe so, according to an essay i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/How-Fungi-Creates-the-Amazons-Rainclouds/

Ducklings Cross a Busy 5-Lane Freeway

[http://youtu.be/pe0ojjoB-RQ](Video Link) In this adorably terrifying video, a family of ducks cross a busy freeway near Toronto. Spoiler: all of the ducks get across safely.-via Blame It on the Voices...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Ducklings-Cross-a-Busy-5-Lane-Freeway/

Don't Go to the U.S.A., A Foolish and Backward Nation

Hung Chung Chih / Shutterstock.com That's how this Chinese microblog post, which has gone viral on Sina Weibo, China's Twitter, started. The anonymous post painted Americans as foolish,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Dont-Go-to-the-USA-A-Foolish-and-Backward-Nation/

King Richard III's Grave (Possibly) Discovered Under a Parking Lot

Archaelogists announced today that they believe they have uncovered the site of King Richard III's grave, inside a long-lost friary buried beneath the Leicester City Council offices. The hunt for King Richard III's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/King-Richard-IIIs-Grave-Possibly-Discovered-Under-a-Parking-Lot/

Cured, Salted Pork Up Your Nose, Therapeutically

(Image credit: Flickr user michelle@TNS) by Stephen Drew, Improbable ResearchA new medical study recommends a method called “nasal packing with strips of cured pork” as an effective way to t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Cured-Salted-Pork-Up-Your-Nose-Therapeutically/

Exterminate The Cold With This Dalek Cap

Nerdy Needles Knitting makes many great knitted Dalek hats in a variety of colors. It's certainly going to keep you warm because if Jack Frost starts bugging you, your hat will just exterminate him.Link Via Fashionably G...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Exterminate-The-Cold-With-This-Dalek-Cap/

Death Star Super Deformed Plush

Death Star Super Deformed Plush -  $9.95Are you on the hunt for the ultimate weapon against plush toy boredom? You need the Death Star Super Deformed Plush from the NeatoShop. This fantastic plushy is made in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Death-Star-Super-Deformed-Plush/

Campaign to Rename Hutchinson, Kansas "Smallville"

Superman wasn't born in Hutchinson, but some residents would like to claim the Kryptonian as their own. Christopher Wietrick, a local artist, is leading a campaign to rename his town Smallville, which is the name of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Campaign-to-Rename-Hutchinson-Kansas-Smallville/

Watch Cannibal! The Musical on YouTube

(Video Link)Troma recently released 150 of their films on YouTube. That includes this great film from the creators of South Park, Cannibal! The Musical.Via BoingBoingmovies, troma, cannibal, trey parker...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Watch-Cannibal-The-Musical-on-YouTube/

Star Wars X Disney Character Design Mashups

Even though this isn't a totally original idea, since Disney has been doing something similar for a while now, these Star Wars - Disney animation character design mashups by Nathan H. Boyd are still pretty darn cute.Of p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Star-Wars-X-Disney-Character-Design-Mashups/

Five-way Mashup

[http://youtu.be/eqHIkPzl0I0](YouTube link)Well, that's it. You no longer have to buy albums or collect songs for a dance party because it's all here in one mashup featuring PSY, LMFAO, Dev, Offspring, and Bloodhound Gan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Five-way-Mashup/

Live Out Your Breaking Bad Fan Fiction With These Walt Dolls

Miss Coffee made these adorable Breaking Bad plushes, including two Walter Whites and one Heisenberg for the Gallery 1988 Breaking Bad show.Link Via Geek Craftsgallery 1988, walter white, breaking bad, toys, art...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Live-Out-Your-Breaking-Bad-Fan-Fiction-With-These-Walt-Dolls/

2012 IgĀ® Nobel Prizes

The 22nd annual 2012 Ig® Nobel Prize Ceremony will be held on September 20 at Harvard University's Sanders Theater. Ten Ig Nobels will be awarded for research that makes us laugh, and then makes us think...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/2012-Ig-Nobel-Prizes/

Money Just For Doctor Who Fans

The only things these BBC bank notes are missing are the words, "In David Tennant We Trust." If you've always wanted to have your own geeky currency to use just with your friends then don't miss your chance to print out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Money-Just-For-Doctor-Who-Fans/

Awesome Gaming Room Looks Like a Medieval Tavern

Axes on the wall, wrought iron vents, candles, tankards--this gaming room built by Monk Player is the ulimate dream of every Dungeons & Dragons player. Best of all: the table has hidden levels that contain m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Awesome-Gaming-Room-Looks-Like-a-Medieval-Tavern/

10 People Who Have Faked Their Own Deaths

While it's not something most people will ever have to resort to, there are a few legitamate reasons to fake your own death. Of course, if you do it because you think you're wanted for a crime, it might be a good idea to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/10-People-Who-Have-Faked-Their-Own-Deaths/

Assassin's Creed Parkour

[http://youtu.be/aAhPaiajwDY] (YouTube link)Some guys are so good at Parkour that they make our jaws drop. Then there's Ronnie Shalvis, who takes it to another level by doing it dressed as Altair from Assassin's Creed. Y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Assassins-Creed-Parkour/

Unicorn Wishes Mix & Match Stationery

Unicorn Wishes Mix & Match Stationery - $8.95Are you looking to write a captivating and beautiful letter, but don't know where to start? You need the Unicorn Wishes Mix & Match Stationery from the NeatoShop. This...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Unicorn-Wishes-Mix-Match-Stationery/

But Mooooom I Don't Wanna Learn to Swim

(Video Link)When you spend most of your life in the water, you need to learn how to get around at some point. Here's mommy teaching him how to get back to the surface so he can breathe. They may be the most dangerous ani...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/But-Mooooom-I-Dont-Wanna-Learn-to-Swim/

Four Geeky Laws That Rule Our World

There are laws and then there are geeky laws. Read more about four geeky laws rule the world of technology and social media: 1. Amara's Law: "We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/05/Four-Geeky-Laws-That-Rule-Our-World/




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